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Who Shares Your Day and What Did They Say? This is a collection of thought-provoking quotations for each day of the year by people who share YOUR birthday!

April 30

on April 30, 2013
Lithograph showing a portrait of the German ma...

Lithograph showing a portrait of the German mathematician Carl Friedrich Gauss at the age of 50 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Carl Friedrich Gauss – 1777 – Mathematician

“I have had my results for a long time:  but I do not yet know how I am to arrive at them.”

Queen Juliana – 1909 – Royalty

“It must be a wonderful sport to contradict each other.”

Al Lewis – 1910 – Actor

“As long as you give it your best shot, even if in the opinion of others ‘you failed,’ you didn’t fail!”

Claude Shannon – 1916 – Mathematician

“Information is the resolution of uncertainty.”

Percy Heath – 1923 – Musician

“Jazz is letting everybody do his or her thing with the music.”

Cloris Leachman – 1926 – Actress

“I make fun wherever I go … If I go to a restaurant by myself, rest assured, people will be talking about it.  I always have a great deal of fun being with people.  It’s part of the journey.”

Willie Nelson – 1933 – Singer

“We create our own unhappiness.  The purpose of suffering is to help us understand we are the ones who cause it.”

Larry Niven – 1938 – Writer

“Everything starts as somebody’s daydream.”

Jill Clayburgh – 1944 – Actress

“I want to be an actress, not a personality.”

Annie Dillard – 1945 – Author

Publicity photo of Cloris Leachman from the te...

Publicity photo of Cloris Leachman from the television program Phyllis. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Spend the afternoon.  You can’t take it with you.”

Isaiah Thomas – 1961 – Athlete

“If all I’m remembered for is being a good basketball player, then I’ve done a bad job with the rest of my life.”

Kirsten Dunst – 1982 – Actress

“The real secret to gorgeousness is to believe in yourself, have self-confidence, and try to be secure in your decisions and thoughts.”

Lloyd Banks – 1982 – Musician

“If you stay in one place, you can only rap about one thing because that’s all you know.”

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